News tagged with waste

Converting olive mash into cash

An experimental system to create heat and power with waste from olive oil processing is up-and-running in Spain. Carina Lagergren, a researcher from Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology, says the system shows a promising ...

dateJan 26, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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When waste water freezes, it is purified

Freezing technology can be utilised in waste water treatment. When waste water freezes, it is purified through the formation of a cleaner layer of ice. The clean layer of ice can be removed from the rest of the waste water, ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Engineering
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$57-million pay cut for lab contractor

The contractor managing the nuclear weapons laboratory at Los Alamos, N.M., was slapped with a $57-million reduction in its fees for 2014, largely because of a costly nuclear waste accident last year.

dateJan 11, 2015 in Other
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Scientists help avert a nuclear medicine meltdown

University of British Columbia scientists have shown that small cyclotrons โ€“ particle accelerators the size of an SUV โ€“ can replace hulking nuclear power plants as the country's main source of medical isotopes, the radioactive ...

dateJan 09, 2015 in General Physics
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